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Rising prices and the impact on the most financially vulnerable: A profile of those in the bottom family income quintile
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This study uses the 2022 Portrait of Canadian Society Survey to examine the impact of rising inflation on the lowest income Canadians. Using multiple pre-pandemic data sources, the study takes a closer look at people living in the bottom family income quintile, examining their family income, debt and assets levels, as well as some indicators of economic hardship.

Author: Sharanjit Uppal
Topic: Financial well-being, Poverty issues
Publisher: Statistics Canada
Location: Canada
Format: Statistics
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: February 8, 2023